Top international and Malaysian Properties featured in Tawau

Certificate of Appreciation handover from the organizers to the guest of honour

Certificate of Appreciation handover from the organizers to the guest of honour

TAWAU, May 16, 2014: The SHAREDA Property Hunter Expo (SHAREDA PH Expo) is currently taking place at the Lau Gek Poh Foundation Hall in Tawau. This three-day event will be held from 16 to 18 May starting from 10:00am to 8:00pm.

Public entrance is free to this flagship expo jointly organized by the Sabah Housing and Real Estate Developers Association (SHAREDA) and renowned property exhibition organizer Maxx Media (S) Sdn Bhd.

Ribbon cutting ceremony

Ribbon cutting ceremony

During the opening ceremony, guest of honour YB. Datuk Hj. Tawfiq Datuk Seri Panglima Hj. Abu Bakar Titingan said, “I would like to thank the President of SHAREDA, Francis Goh, for inviting me to officiate the opening ceremony of this event. I am glad that this event will be able to allow investors and home buyers in Tawau to explore projects by different property developers especially with the ever growing demand in premium property.”

Organizing chairman Dato’ Jimmy Pang added: “This Expo features properties from affordable housing to upmarket condominiums as well as commercial properties. I am proud to notice that the quality and types of properties showcased have improved tremendously through the years. This is a testimony of the professionalism of developers who have now become a self regulated industry in line with our country’s vision to move towards a developed nation status by the year 2020.”

Speech by Guest of Honour YB. Datuk Hj. Tawfiq Datuk Seri Panglima Hj

Speech by Guest of Honour YB. Datuk Hj. Tawfiq Datuk Seri Panglima Hj

Over 32 exhibitors consisting of local and international developers, property agents and banks took part in the expo. Masama-Winquest JV and Koperasi Serbaguna Kakitangan Sawit Berhad (KOSAWIT) featured the Sungai Balung Taman Sawit Commercial Centre and Housing Development in Tawau. Strategically located near the Tawau Airport, Taman Sawit consists of four phases with the first phase comprising 94 units of double-storey shop offices and 10 units of three-storey shop houses; the second phase with 139 units of single-storey terraced houses; third phase with 193 units of single-storey terraced houses and the fourth phase with 166 units of single-storey terraced houses. Another project in Tawau that was featured is Eco Garden by Solidius Development.

SP Setia on the other hand will showcase the highly raved about Setia Sky 88 located in Johor Bahru. This freehold, high-end residential development offers 588 units with various layouts. The built-up areas range from a 484 sq ft studio to a 1,389 sq ft three-room apartment. Residents can enjoy facilities such as theatre room, infinity swimming pool, gymnasium, spa zone, sun deck and so much more.

GuocoLand Malaysia introduced Damansara City, their flagship project which is the first integrated development project in the exclusive Damansara Heights enclave. The iconic landmark will include two luxury condominium blocks, two corporate office towers, a lifestyle mall and an international-class hotel. The integrated project, located adjacent to the Damansara Town Centre, will be developed on a prime freehold site of 8.5 acres with a total development area of about 2.2 million sq ft.

Another property highlight was Concerto North Kiara by BCB Berhad. Spread across a 5-acre plot of freehold land in the Dutamas area, units measure approximately 1,707 sq ft to 2,084 sq ft in size, comprising 3+1 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The artistic construction of each unit renders the homes in perfect harmony with nature, with an excellent flow of ample natural light, the absence of unsightly pillars and a good angle for tasteful interior decoration.

Other participating developers that featured overseas projects include APAD Australia Properties and Development that featured the Promenade Townhouses in Brisbane and Gold Coast, Far East Organization that highlighted The Scotts Tower in Singapore, Jalin Realty that showcased several properties in Australia and UK, and Myland Partners Corp. that promoted the Kingfisher Project in Great Lake Taupo, New Zealand.

Home buyers had an opportunity to enter the Buy & Win contest and walk away with a 9D7N trip for two to Shanghai fully sponsored by Airworld Travel & Tours. Buyers also received free vouchers from Louis Pang Studio worth RM800 (for properties under RM500,000) and RM1,080 (for properties above RM500,000).

Visitors on the other hand could enter the Visit and Win contest and stand a chance to win Acer smartphones each sponsored by Acer Malaysia. All attendees will also be able to get free lottery tickets and copies of the Property Hunter magazine.



- BorneoColours


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